Regardless of your political affiliation, exploring our nation’s presidential libraries is an excellent way to learn about the incredible Americans who served as commander in chief. Of those who served, there are currently only 14 presidential libraries.
- Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum: The Hyde Park library features exhibits on the president and first lady.
- Harry S. Truman Presidential Library and Museum: Truman’s library will undergo renovations in 2019.
- Dwight D. Eisenhower Presidential Library and Museum: Eisenhower’s boyhood home is on site.
- Herbert Hoover Presidential Library and Museum: Designated in 1962, Hoover’s library is located in Iowa.
- Lyndon B. Johnson Presidential Library and Museum: Johnson’s library hosts special annual exhibits.
- John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum: Situated on Boston’s waterfront, Kennedy’s library is open daily.
- Gerald R. Ford Presidential Library and Museum: Ford’s library and museum have separate locations in Ann Arbor and Grand Rapids, respectively.
- Jimmy Carter Presidential Library and Museum: Carter’s library hosts numerous family-friendly events and special programming.
- Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum: One of the largest presidential libraries, Reagan’s is home to a retired Air Force One jet.
- George Bush Presidential Library and Museum: Bush Sr.’s library is located on the grounds of Texas A&M University.
- William J. Clinton Presidential Library and Museum: Clinton’s library features a museum and research center.
- Richard Nixon Presidential Library and Museum: The museum is located at Nixon’s birthplace and final resting place in Yorba Linda, California.
- George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum: Bush’s Dallas library opened in 2013.
- Barack Obama Presidential Library: Obama’s library is not yet open to the public.
For most of us, time in the car is “me time.” You can listen to that podcast you’re captivated by, blast that pop song and sing along at the top of your lungs or listen to the next chapter in that biography e-book you’re almost finished. A road trip only amplifies those opportunities. So, next time you’re traveling by road, take the wheel and take control. Opt for a rental car on your next vacation, rather than a rideshare, taxi or public transportation, and enjoy the open road on your own terms.
Each year, luxury travel provider Virtuoso puts together its Luxe Report, which surveys a network of worldwide travel providers to learn more about travel in the year ahead. Looking at this data, Virtuoso reveals what it expects to be some of the top wanderlust-worthy experiences of 2020. Here are the top five travel activities everyone will be after this year.
Hiking is a good way to get your cardio exercise while enjoying nature. It is also a good way to stay physically active and it can help with your mental health by reducing your stress and anxiety levels.
Experience a big-city hotel stay that doesn’t feel like your typical urban visit at Chicago’s Claridge House, nestled in the sought-after Gold Coast neighborhood. The hotel’s sophisticated décor and serene residential ambience foster the atmosphere of an oasis amid the hustle and bustle of a busy metropolis.